are these both RIR

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ams3651, May 9, 2008.

  1. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    I bought 5 chicks a week ago and two of them have alot more feathers developed than the other 2. One had more feathers but all dark red, I think its going to be a roo.

    Im looking at the one in front compared to the one in back.

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    Is this normal for them to be differnet or am I missing something?
     
  2. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One is most likely a little older than the other. JMO.
     
  3. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    They look like my rir at that age. Hens get feathers quicker than roosters, but rooster usally get combs before hens.
     
  4. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a blonde moment LOL! I dont know why I said one looked older when you asked if they were RIR LOL! Yes they both are RIRs.
     
  5. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    Quote:I got them at the same time from the same shipment into the store, so i thought they would be the same age but maybe not. If I picked 3 roosters.....[​IMG]
     

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